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Definition of "bafflement" [baf•fle•ment]

  • The state or result of being baffled, puzzled, or confused. (noun)
  • Something that causes a state of confusion or puzzlement. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bafflement" in a sentence
  • "Dick shook his head in bafflement, and glanced at his watch."
  • "He was equable, he was to be relied upon, and withal there was a certain bafflement about him."
  • "Before we explore why it is that origin-of-life researchers feel the need to hide their bafflement from the public, it would be useful to demonstrate the truth of Davies observation with a recent paper by Eugene Koonin (HT to Paul Nelson)."